The State Senate Transportation Committee has given its approval to legislation to enact a series of DRPA reforms, including a provision that would prevent the agency from engaging in economic development activity.
Inside the anchorages on either side of the Ben Franklin Bridge — long-forgotten trolley stops that were never put into service.
Commuters on the Ben Franklin Bridge have been inconvenienced with lane closures and gaps in PATCO service since Memorial Day.
PATCO is getting a little impatient with the contractor hired to replace the engines and interiors of its 120 car fleet.
Patco had hoped to show off the first of its newly refurbished train cars by now, but problems have delayed that.
While the timing of this action coincides with an ongoing grand jury probe into past economic development projects at the DRPA, leaders insist it’s just an organizational move.
David La Torre, a donor to Pennsylvania lieutenant governor Jim Cawley (who is also DRPA chair), says he’s ready for this new challenge.
If you want to haul something heavier than 80,000 pounds over the Walt Whitman Bridge, you won’t get a permit to do so for a while.
Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says ridership on PATCO trains is down more than six percent over last year.
DRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.
Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.
Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.
Authorities say a body found on the Delaware River shoreline in southern New Jersey may be that of man believed to have jumped to his death from a nearby bridge.
Two Pennsylvania legislators and one from New Jersey plan to introduce bills on Monday that would make policy changes at the Delaware River Port Authority permanent by adopting them as state law.
There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.